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Punishment

Fabian Patino
June 19, 2017
Filed under Phoenix Says

Every Wednesday and Friday, cadets that have violated school rules or obtain sufficient demerits, serve detention from 2:30 to 3:30 after school. During this time, punished students are often forced to stand at attention and stare at a wall for long periods of time, perform multiple repetitions of va...

The Dangers of Pornography

Alejandro Pina
May 17, 2017
Filed under Editorials

According to Webroot website, 40 million Americans regularly visit porn sites. Pornography can pose a danger not only to children but to society as a whole. Senior Cynthia Bustos is anti-pornography. “I know pornography can be dangerous. I believe it can build high sexual expectations for those who wat...

Is college necessary?

Fabian Patino
May 10, 2017
Filed under Editorials

You don’t need to go to college, at least, not right after high school. For the past couple decades going to college has been drilled into students as a necessity for success, even though it has been priced as a luxury with no intention of dropping its price. In reality, students that believe they shou...

Rape is a Crime!

Joshlynn Murphy
March 28, 2017
Filed under Phoenix Says

There was an incident with a student who was charged with sexual assault in Chicago, IL that affected the Phoenix community. It also affected the individuals that were victim to similar situations. Of course, the situation was all over social media and others shared their opinions about it. The news sta...

A Day Without Immigrants

A Day Without Immigrants

Wendy Nunez
March 22, 2017
Filed under Phoenix Says

On February 16, plenty of stores were closed, many jobs had no employees, and the streets were practically empty. The only areas that were packed had immigrants and supporters protesting to prove how important they are to the economy. Prior to  February 16 came- word was passed around about the so...

Feminism Isn’t Equalism

Feminism Isn’t Equalism

Ingrid Pureco
March 15, 2017
Filed under Phoenix Says

Feminism is a very controversial topic, which people agree with to the fullest or disagree with the overall ideology of the movement. The foundation of the feminist movement is the fight towards equality, and it is a fact that feminism has been a very important part of history. This is due to the...

No Detention For Sleeping

Daniel Castañon
March 13, 2017
Filed under Phoenix Says

On average, CPS student spends 35 hours in school per week. Students have to wake up very early to come to school, not giving them enough time to sleep. By far, senior year is the most stressful year. As a senior, you are either working a part time job or staying late after school for extracurricula...

Should High Schools Drug Test?

Should High Schools Drug Test?

Emmanuel Ruiz
March 10, 2017
Filed under Phoenix Says

Schools throughout the country have thought of the idea of randomly drug testing all of their students. Although drug testing has some benefits, schools should not have to implement drug tests to their students in order to ensure that students aren’t using drugs. There are a number of different ways that sc...

Is Racism Ever A Joke?

Is Racism Ever A Joke?

Joshlynn Murphy
March 8, 2017
Filed under Phoenix Says

  Racism is based off prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one's own race is superior. Basically, one race making fun of another race by stating awful things to make that race upset. Thinking as if they race is better than ...

Sanctuary Cities

Sanctuary Cities

Veronica Perez
March 8, 2017
Filed under Phoenix Says

Sanctuary Cities By: Veronica Perez Recently there was a new change in command in the United States. We have elected a new president with new theories and new ways to “Make America Great Again.” Recently the president signed several executive orders. For example, he came up with the idea that ...

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